St. Anne’s Episcopal Church
Thanksgiving Day Sermon

Thanksgiving Day Sermon

November 26, 2020

This year we hear the leper community’s need to “keep their distance” differently, living in our own season of physical distancing. Wonder with Alyssa Pasternak-Post about this gospel scene and the transformational power of grateful living.

Gospel - Luke 17:11-19

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On Sight: A Sermon for Christ the King

On Sight: A Sermon for Christ the King

November 22, 2020

“Lord, when was it that we saw you...?” Alyssa Pasternak Post offers a sermon on sight, drawing on the gospel and on poets, theologians and philosophers such as Iris Murdoch, Rowan Williams and Mary Oliver. Wonder with us on the role that sight and attention play in our ongoing conversion towards the Cosmic Christ, here on this great feast day.

Gospel - Matthew 25:31-46

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Shall We Be Disturbed?

Shall We Be Disturbed?

November 15, 2020

Father Dion gives the sermon and opens with lines from a poem by Sir Francis Drake: "Disturb us, Lord, when we are too well pleased with ourselves... when with the abundance of things we possess we have lost our thirst for the waters of life."

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Taking Stock of Who We Are, Where We’ve Been, and Where We Are Going

Taking Stock of Who We Are, Where We’ve Been, and Where We Are Going

November 8, 2020

Father Dion gives the sermon on Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25 and asks us -- like the Israelites -- to take stock of who we are, where we've been, and where we are going. 

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The Feast of All Saints (Father Dion)

The Feast of All Saints (Father Dion)

November 3, 2020

Father Dion gives a sermon on Revelation 7:9-17 where John saw the heavenly realm of blessedness. God sees us now in the great multitude of saints. While we will mourn and feel our souls hunger and thirst for righteousness, in all things we find our blessedness and the awesome truth that God is with us.

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All Souls Day (Alyssa Pasternak Post)

All Souls Day (Alyssa Pasternak Post)

November 1, 2020

Alyssa Pasternak Post offers a sermon for the celebration of All Faithful Departed (All Souls), when we remember well all those we love but see no longer and trust that they are at peace, held in the merciful hands of God.

Scriptures - Wisdom 3:1-9; Psalm 130; John 5:24-27

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The Feast of All Saints (Rev. Dr. Manoj Mathew Zacharia)

The Feast of All Saints (Rev. Dr. Manoj Mathew Zacharia)

November 1, 2020

The Rev. Dr. Manoj Mathew Zacharia gives the sermon on All Saints Day by asking whether we will be getting through this ordeal of the pandemic with eternal hope, focused singularly on the love of God, or will we choose to focus on our selfish needs and our selfish desires?

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Take the Long View

Take the Long View

October 25, 2020

The Rev. Dr. Manoj Mathew Zacharia gives the sermon on taking the long view, including Psalm 90 which says "A thousand years in your sight are like a day that has just gone by..." and Moses' view of leadership.

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The Crisis at Sinai (Part 2 of 2)

The Crisis at Sinai (Part 2 of 2)

October 18, 2020

Father Dion gives the sermon on Exodus 33:12-23. This is Part 2 of 2 on The Crisis at Sinai: Out of the Abyss.

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The Crisis at Sinai (Part 1 of 2)

The Crisis at Sinai (Part 1 of 2)

October 11, 2020

Father Dion gives the sermon on Exodus 32:1-14. This is Part 1 of 2 on The Crisis at Sinai, when Moses went up to Mount Sinai and the Israelites built an idol of a golden calf.

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